Halifax Shapes

HALIFAX MARKET (c1968) I think I took this photograph in Halifax Borough Market over fifty years ago. I can't be sure: what with a memory as grainy as my negatives and an incomplete on-line database of market stall holders. However, L Chapman's sounds familiar, and, anyway, these are Halifax shapes. The taut headscarves, the Summer … Continue reading Halifax Shapes

Steam Geolocation

TINSLEY WEST SIGNAL BOX, SHEFFIELD (c1983) The kids these days have it easy: pick up their smartphones, click the button, and applecadabra they have a photograph which is automatically dated and geolocated to within a metre of where they are standing. When I was a young lad - alright, when I was pushing middle age … Continue reading Steam Geolocation